This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. Every Monday, in partnership with data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…
Top five tenders
The Crown Commercial Service has issued the biggest tender of the week: a framework valued at up to £5bn for telecoms and network services. The framework will be available to any public sector organisation wishing to procure telecoms services, including traditional telephony, video conferencing and unified communications. Prospective suppliers have been invited to apply to be listed on the framework by Thursday (31 January).
|Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework||Tender Value (High)|
|Crown Commercial Service||Network Services||22/01/19||31/01/19||Y||£5,000,000,000|
|N E L Commissioning Support Unit||Framework Agreement for the provision of a Clinical Utilisation Review Software on behalf of NHS England||21/01/19||20/02/19||Y||£15,000,000|
|The University Caterers Organisation Ltd||TUCO Digital Services||23/01/19||21/02/19||N||£10,000,000|
|Department of Justice (Northern Ireland))||Replacement ICT System||25/01/19||25/02/19||N||£9,000,000|
|Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council||Enabling Digital Mobility||25/01/19||25/02/19||N||£7,000,000|
Prior Information Notices
The most eye-catching notice of the week comes from Greater Manchester Police, which is searching for a firm to provide analysis of data acquired from mobile phones. “The platform will operate at secret level on a stand-alone system to be utilised as an intelligence tool,” the notice states. “The system must be capable of importing, storing and analysing data from multiple mobile phone forensic data extraction tools for intelligence purposes and bulk reporting.” It’s not yet clear when the tender will open.
|Contracting Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework|
|Herefordshire Council||Market Engagement – Technology Enabled Care: Integrated Suite of Solutions PILOT||25/01/19||01/02/19||N|
|Greater Manchester Police||Data Analysis for Forensically Acquired Mobile Phone Data||22/01/19||–||N|
|Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation||Data Centres, Maintenance and Management Including Design and Hosting||22/01/19||–||Y|
Top five awards
Infosys has won the biggest single award of the week: a £5m contract to supply the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency with test services “in support of a range of information technology projects”, according to the notice. The contract will last three years.
|Contracting Authority||Supplier||Contract Title||Date Awarded||Framework||Award / Framework Value|
|Powys County Council||Multiple Suppliers||Finance and Purchase to Pay Software System||01/08/18||Y||£10,999,999|
|Home Group||Multiple Suppliers||Home Group — Website and UX Framework||16/01/19||Y||£6,000,000|
|Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency||Infosys Limited||Strategic Test Delivery||07/02/18||N||£5,000,000|
|Home Office||Methods Professional Services Limited||BSTP Critical Systems Project Delivery Capability||31/10/18||N||£4,000,000|
|The City of Edinburgh Council||Charles River Development Limited||Investment Front Office Software System||27/12/18||N||£3,259,369|